Biological Sciences

Good Reasons for Bad Feelings: Insights from the Frontier of Evolutionary Psychiatry

A founder of the field of evolutionary medicine uses his decades of experience as a psychiatrist to provide a much-needed new framework for making sense of mental illness.

Why do I feel bad?¬†There is real power in understanding our bad feelings. With his classic¬†Why We Get Sick, Dr. Randolph Nesse helped to establish the field of evolutionary medicine. Now he returns with a book that transforms our understanding of mental disorders by exploring a fundamentally new question. […Learn More]